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If \(6a^2 + 5a + 4 = 3,\) then what is the smallest possible value of \(2a + 1 \)?

 Jun 12, 2021
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This equation can be solved and it gives two possible real values for $a$.  The two possible values of $a$ give two different values of $2a+1$.  Choose the smaller value of $2a+1$ as answer.

 Jun 12, 2021

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